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    £50000 - £60000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday, health insurance

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    3 months ago

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Job Title: Financial Accountant
Location: Earls Court, SW London
Salary: £50,000 to £60,000

About Us:

A leading market research and consulting agency with a global presence. Our team comprises over 200 researchers, consultants, project managers, and support staff spread across Europe, North America, and Asia. We are looking for a qualified financial accountant (ideally 1 to 3 years post-qualified) to join our dynamic finance team.

As individuals with diverse backgrounds, as a team with shared values, and as professionals ready to reimagine health and life sciences, we provide an excellent platform for you to grow. We value making a difference to human health, celebrating progress, and putting people at the centre of everything we do.

About the Role:

This is an exciting opportunity for a Financial Accountant to join a 7-person Finance team within a market research agency. Reporting into the Financial Controller, you will be responsible for:

Financial control, including assisting with month-end close,
Reviewing balance sheet accounts,
Preparing and analysing sales provisions,
Accounting for month-end overhead accruals and prepayments,
Processing monthly intercompany recharges and reconciliation,
Preparing the month-end accounts pack for submission to the group's accounting system,
Preparing and submitting VAT returns,
Providing support with the year-end audit,
Submission of data to ONS.

Skills Required:

We are looking for a qualified accountant with 1-3 years PQE, strong Excel, and data analysis skills. Attention to detail, quick learning ability, strong self-organization to meet tight deadline requirements, and the ability to step back, think and prioritize are critical.

Ideal Profile:

The ideal candidate is proactive, dedicated, and enthusiastic, with a 'can do' attitude and approach. You should demonstrate a high level of accuracy and attention to detail, as well as strengths in organization and prioritization. You should be a collaborative team player who works well with colleagues, communicate ideas and issues effectively and straightforwardly, highly motivated, and want to seize opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career.

We love what we do and continuously strive for innovation and creativity. We believe everyone should continuously be learning, and we provide a comprehensive training and development programme for all staff, from entry-level apprentices to senior management. We offer a relaxed and friendly working environment, including hybrid and flexible working options. We also organize social events, fundraising, and charity events throughout the year.

Further Information:

This is a full-time role with a hybrid working pattern (2 days per week in the office) at our fantastic HQ which boasts a free state-of-the-art gym with showers, on-site café, panoramic river views, landscaped gardens, and regular social events.

Salary: £50,000 to £60,000

We offer a range of benefits, including a pension contribution, salary exchange scheme, permanent health insurance, life assurance, flexible working options, and 25 days of annual leave.

If you are ready for an exciting challenge in a dynamic and innovative work environment, please apply today.